21 days in Greece Itinerary

21 days in Greece Itinerary

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Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
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Drive to Zakynthos, Ferry to Pesáda, Drive to Skala
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Skala, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
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Drive to Fiskardo, Ferry to Nydri, Drive to Agios Nikitas
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Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Skiathos
— 1 night
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
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Vasilikos, Zakynthos

— 2 nights
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Kids will enjoy Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips and St Nicholas Beach. Step out of Vasilikos with an excursion to Medusa Boutique in Tsilivi (Planos)--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vrahos Beach, explore the ancient world of Argassi Bridge, make a splash at Water Village, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vasilikos online trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Vasilikos is an approximately 6-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Vasilikos due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Vasilikos at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Skala.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Skala, Kefalonia

— 2 nights
Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the activities along Kaminia Beach, cast your line with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia, and then stop by Mandola Concept Store. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Kanali Beach, then stroll through Koroni Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Skala Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Skala holiday builder site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Vasilikos to Skala in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Agios Nikitas.

Things to do in Skala

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Agios Nikitas, Lefkada

— 3 nights
Agios Nikitas is a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Lefkada . Kids will enjoy Milos Beach and Megali Petra Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kathisma Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Avali Beach, take in the views from Wooden Bridge, and get outside with Crociere A Vela.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Agios Nikitas trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Skala to Agios Nikitas by combination of car and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Agios Nikitas can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Agios Nikitas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Family-friendly places like Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and visit Plaka.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Athens online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Agios Nikitas to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Agios Nikitas in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Skiathos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Skiathos

— 1 night

Greek St. Maarten

Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
On the 15th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Skiathos Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lalaria Beach, and then get a dose of the wild on Sail with a Dolphin.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Skiathos trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Skiathos in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, expect nights in Skiathos to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to fly to Heraklion.

Things to do in Skiathos

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Heraklion, Crete

— 2 nights
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules), take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium, steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, and then relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip builder site.

Fly from Skiathos to Heraklion in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Heraklion sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Family-friendly places like Akrotiri and Kamari Beach will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing, explore the fascinating underground world of Zoodochos Pigi Cave, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Heraklion to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Fira are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 4 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Kids will appreciate attractions like GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort and Little Venice. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, stroll through Elia Beach, and don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town tour itinerary builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.